Academy News

Our Spring term is about to begin!

January 9th, 2019

Our Spring term begins in a few weeks and we have plenty of evening and weekend courses on offer, including courses in Painting, Drawing, Sculpture, Ceramics, Print, Digital and Art Theory. If you’re looking to learn something new in 2019 or get back into to an old hobby, take a look at our full range of Evening and Weekend courses or check out our Evening Course highlights below:

Hand-built Ceramics – Surface Decoration Techniques on Monday evenings

This exciting new course will teach you a variety of techniques to apply colours and patterns to your own handmade clay tiles.

Introduction to Photoshop Techniques on Tuesday evenings

An experienced tutor will teach you the basics of editing and creating images in Photoshop, including layers, masks, colour balancing and flaw correction.

Sculpting in Metal on Wednesday evenings

Whether you’re new to metalwork or want to hone your skills, this 10-week course is a great opportunity learn the knowledge, practical skills and health & safety guidance needed to develop your own sculptures in a workshop setting.

Drawing for Beginners on Friday evenings

Learn and explore the basics of line, tone, texture and composition across a variety of drawing styles including still life, portraiture and life drawing.

Friday Mix on Friday evenings

Our Friday Mix is an excellent taster course if you’re looking to explore a variety of disciplines and learn new artistic methods, media and techniques.

Portrait Painting on Friday evenings

Under guidance from a talented professional artist, you’ll work with oil paints to develop a series of artworks, from short expressive painting sketches, to longer more detailed pieces.